Buried Glaciers Have Enough Ice to Cover Entire Surface of Mars, According to New Study

Image of dust-covered glaciers on Mars from the High Resolution Stereo Camera on Mars Express. The glaciers are composed of water ice. Image Credit: ESA/DLR/FU Berlin

When the topic of ice on Mars comes up, the first thing that usually comes to mind are the polar ice caps which are prominent even in […]

Magic Dragon Prepares for Return to Earth

Expedition 34 Commander Kevin Ford grapples the CRS-2 Dragon craft on 3 March with the International Space Station’s 57-foot-long Canadarm2. The unpressurized Trunk—with attached solar arrays—carried its first dedicated ISS payload to orbit on this mission. Photo Credit: NASA

Three weeks after its rousing launch from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Fla., SpaceX’s […]

Dragon Breathes Perfect Fire as CRS-2 Roars to Orbit -UPDATE

SpaceX began the second mission under the $1.6 billion Commercial Resupply Services contract that the company has with NASA right on time at 10:10:13 a.m. EST. The launch site was Cape Canaveral Air Force Station’s Space Launch Complex 40 in Florida. Photo Credit: Julian Leek / Blue Sawtooth Studio

The cold light of […]